April

April events in Edenton, North Carolina, and Chowan County.

The events are listed chronologically by the last day the event will be held. Please make sure to look at the whole list to see if an event is going on during the time you plan to visit.

 

Tuesday, April 3-17, 2018

Rocky Hock Playhouse Easter Show

In celebration of Chowan County's 3500th Anniversary, "Our Risen Savior" will be the Eastern Show.

For Schedule and Ticket Information contact rockyhockplayhouse.com

Call for Schedule

Nixon's Catering Facility 749 Virginia Rd

Call for Ticket Prices

252-482-4621

rockyhockplayhouse.com

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

Boogie on Broad with The Catalinas

As we celebrate Chowan County's 350th Anniversary you will find a Family-Friendly Street Dance on South Broad with dancing to The Catalinas as they celebrate their 60th anniversary of musical entertainment.

This great event is sponsored by Destination Downtown Edenton and will Celebrate NC Beer Month with including the offering of NC Craft Beers.

7::00 - 10:00 pm

South Broad Street

Free

252-333-0655

jennifer.harriss@gmail.com

www.mainstreetedenton.com

 

Friday & Saturday, April 20-21, 2018

Easels in the Gardens 2018

As we celebrate the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County, make plans to attend Easels in the Gardens with Art, Music, and Garden Party to benefit the 1758 Cupola House, a National Historic Landmark. Tours will be offered of fine gardens lush with beautiful spring blooms while noteworthy artists paint interpretations of these horticultural gems en plein air.

Find out more about this event ...

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cupola House Headquarters

252-482-8811 or 252-331-9494

ellisanne@embarqmail.com

www.cupolahouse.org

 

Saturday, April 21, 2018

8th Annual Edenton-Chowan Kiwanis 5K Race/Walk

In celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, Historic Edenton with its 18th Century Historic Buildings, Tree Lined Streets and Friendly Faces becomes the footprint for this year's event. Register at RunTheEast.com prior to the event.

The day of the event, registration takes place at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, 108 North Broad Street.

The race is the primary funder for multiple yearly $1,000 scholarships for Holmes seniors as well as literacy and character enhancement programs at Chowan Elementary and middle schools. Detailed information and on-line registration at runtheeast.com.

Discount registration for Educators and First Responders Race day registration begins at 7:30 am at the Edenton State Historic site on North Broad Street, Paul Metzger is the contact.

7:30 am registration/9 am run/walk

Historic Edenton State Historic Site

252-370-0829

ek5krd@gmail.com

www.RunTheEast.com

 

Friday, April 6,13,20,27, 2018

NCScience Tour Celebrating 350th anniversary of Chowan County

Historic Edenton State Historic Sites will host students and adults interested in learning more about science and how it has and continues to play a role in our history.

Call Historic Edenton State Historic Sites at 252-482-2637 to learn the times of the tours on the Friday's listed above.

9 am - 5 pm HESHS Open

Historic Edenton State Historic Site - 108 North Broad Street

252-482-2637

edenton@ncdcr.gov

 

Saturday, April 7 and 28, 2018

Annual Taverns & Trolley Beer Tour

In Celebration of NC Beer Month - and the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County, the annual Taverns & Trolley Tour will be a little different this year. Tickets will be sold from the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center. The Trolley will depart at 3:30 pm on Saturday, April 7th and Saturday, April 28th . A single trolley run, limited to 22 adults (age 21 & up).

A brief, narrated tour includes historical taverns and local highlights of Edenton; thereafter making a stop at Edenton Trading Company for a craft beer tasting. Back aboard the trolley for additional touring before the second craft beer sampling stop at Waterman's Bar & Grill.

Following the Tour, you're on your own to revisit your favorite 'watering hole' for additional tasting and refreshments; or you may want to make reservations at one of Edenton's fine dining establishments. It's NC Beer Month!

3:30 pm

Penelope Barker House for ticket foot of S. Broad for Trolley boarding

$15.00 plus tax

252-482-2637 or 252-482-7800

edenton@ncdcr.gov

 

April 1-30, 2018

Celebrate NC Beer Month In Historic Edenton

Celebrate NC Beer Month and the 350th Anniversary of Chowan County with touring, a selection of NC Craft Beers and events that feature food and beverages special to NC.

NC Hometown Flavors come to 309 Bistro & Spirits offering a selection of NC Brews during the month of April featuring Natty Green's Southern Pale Yale from Greensboro; Open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 2 pm and 5 - 9 pm; 309 South Broad Street; 252-482-0997

Edenton Bay Trading Company Courtyard will feature NC Craft Beers from Mystery Brewing, Duck Rabbit, Rail House, Lone Rider, Aviator and Weeping Radish breweries; Open Monday and Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm; Wednesday and Thursday 10 am - 8 pm; Friday 10 am - 9 pm Toast to the Weekend starts at 6 pm; Sangria Saturday 10 am - 10 pm with Vinyl Night starting at 7 pm and Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm, 407 South Broad Street; 252-482-4045

Celebrating NC Beer Month and Earth Day at Waterman's Grill with a selection of beer from Mother Earth Brewing Co. in Kinston, NC in addition to their Highland Brewery Beers. Be good to your Mother! Earth Day is April 22nd! Open Monday - Saturday 4:30 pm until; 427 South Broad Street; 252-482-7733

The 51 House offers Hoppyum Draft out of Winston Salem; Open Tuesday - Thursday 4:40 - 9 pm; Friday - Saturday 4:40 - 10 pm; Sunday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm and 4:40 - 9 pm; 105 Wharf Landing; 252-482-2500

The Table Restaurant is busy working on some Custom Brews along with ordering up some special brews in Celebration; Open for Dinner every evening. A Sunday Jazz Brunch 11 am - 2:30 pm. Dinner Sun - Thurs 5 til 9:00 pm; Fri. and Sat. til 10 pm: 103 Albemarle Street; 252-482-3641

800-775-0111

nancy.nicholls@chowan.nc.gov

 

Thursday, April 5-30, 2018

"Creations from the Cashie"

In celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, our talented artists in Bertie County will exhibit their artwork throughout the month in the CAC Gallery.

Stay Tuned for the time and exact date of the Opening Reception.

11 am - 4 pm daily

Chowan Arts Council Gallery

252-482-8005

cacedenton@gmail.com

chowanarts.com

 

Friday & Saturday, April 12-13, 2019

Historic Edenton Pilgrimage Tour of Homes and Countryside

Private homes and plantations along with five public buildings which are each more than 100 years old open to tour. Many special features include carriage rides, and history reenactments

Mark your calendar - stay tuned for more info

For more info and photos of past tours, go to the Edenton Pilgrimage website.

10am-4pm

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center

252-482-7800

info@ehcnc.org

edentonpilgrimage.org